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Genie in a Bottle Yet another ex-Mouseketeer scampers down the Britney-pop path with a suggestive synth ditty and a husky voice well beyond her 18 years. While the music...Genie in a BottlePop Yet another ex-Mouseketeer scampers down the Britney-pop path with a suggestive synth ditty and a husky voice well beyond her 18 years. While the music...1999-07-23
B+

Genie in a Bottle

Genre: Pop; Lead Performer: Christina Aguilera; Producer (group): RCA

Yet another ex-Mouseketeer scampers down the Britney-pop path with a suggestive synth ditty and a husky voice well beyond her 18 years. While the music flutters R&B lite, the moan-sampled chorus of Christina Aguilera’s ”Genie in a Bottle” is uncomfortably adult: ”I’m a genie in a bottle/Ya gotta rub me the right way, honey.” Gulp! Just like Spears’ breathy hits, this is a sinfully sweet confection best filed under No, No, Annette. B+

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